TABLE 1.

Strains used in the complete genome alignment and phylogenetic analysis

VZV strainSourceaYr isolatedReferenceLocationAccession no.
DumasVLate 1970s10The NetherlandsNC001348
BCZ199919British Columbia, CanadaAY548171
MSPV199519MinnesotaAY548170
SDUnknown1980This studySouth DakotaDQ479953
KELZ2002This studyIowaDQ479954
36V1998This studyNew Brunswick, CanadaDQ479958
49V1999This studyNew Brunswick, CanadaDQ479959
32 P5V1976This studyTexasDQ479961
32 P22V1976This studyTexasDQ479962
32 P72V1976This studyTexasDQ479963
11Z1996This studyNew Brunswick, CanadaDQ479955
22Z1998This studyNew Brunswick, CanadaDQ479956
03-500Unknown2003This studyAlberta, CanadaDQ479957
8Z1995This studyNew Brunswick, CanadaDQ479960
pOkaV197017JapanAB097933
vOkaN/AN/A17JapanAB097932
VarilRixN/AN/A56JapanbDQ008354
VariVaxN/AN/A56JapanbDQ008355
  • a V refers to varicella, and Z refers to zoster. N/A, not applicable.

  • b VarilRix and VariVax are attenuated vaccine strains derived from pOka.